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Posted on: January 31, 2023

City Offering $490,000 in Youth Activity Grants

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City Mayor Marc Nelson announced today that $490,000 is being made available to community organizations through the city’s Youth Activities & Opportunities Grant Program.

The city created the program in 2018 with $140,000 in seed money. Over the years,...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

City Seeks Developers’ Visions for Waterfront Parcel

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The city is seeking qualified developers to offer their vision for a prominent 14-acre site on the city’s southern waterfront.

The city has released a Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the DeLaval site, which takes its name from the ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

City Approves Updates to LWRP

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The City of Poughkeepsie has approved strategic updates  to its Local Waterfront Revitalization Program, reflecting changes that have occurred to the area since the City last adopted an LWRP more than 20 years ago. 

The program updates in...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Council Members Participate in Training

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Common Council members recently participated in key training programs hosted by the city’s Corporation Counsel, Development, and Finance departments.The members received more insights on the city’s planning and zoning laws and budgetin...

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Posted on: January 12, 2023

Common Council Seeks Salary Review Commission Members

The Common Council is looking for members of the public to serve on the city’s  Poughkeepsie Salary Review Commission. Please send letters of interest and resumes to Jasmin Davis, City Chamberlain; City Hall, Office of the City Chamberl...

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Common Council
Posted on: January 12, 2023

Common Council Seeks Housing Solutions Committee Members

The Common Council is looking for members of the public to serve on the city’s Housing Solutions Committee. 

The committee will be charged, in part, with reviewing issues affecting access to housing within the city, and recommending step...

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Common Council
Posted on: December 22, 2022

Grant Named Sixth Ward Council Member

The Common Council has named community activist Christopher Grant to represent the Sixth Ward on the Council. He will fill the seat vacated by Natasha Brown, who recently was named Common Council Chairwoman.

Grant is a City of Poughkeepsie native, a gradua...

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Common Council
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Council Seeks to Fill Vacancy Within Ranks

The Common Council is seeking individuals interested in serving as the 6th (sixth) Ward Councilmember for the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council.

Interested applicants must currently reside in the 6th Ward of the City of Poughkeepsie.

If you are interested...

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Common Council
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Public Notice: Common Council Accepting Applicants for Chair Position

The Common Council is seeking individuals interested in serving as the Chair and Councilperson- at-Large for the City of Poughkeepsie Common Council.

If you are interested in serving as the Common Council Chair, please send your resume and a detailed lette...

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Common Council
Posted on: June 23, 2022

City Has Openings on Various Boards

The Common Council is seeking individuals interested in serving on the Land Bank Board, the Arts Commission, the Ethics Committee, and the Industrial Development Agency (IDA).If you are interested in serving on one of the above boards/committees/commissio...

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Common Council
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Common Council Postpones Tonight's Meeting Due to Inclement Weather

Please by advised:  Due to inclement weather, tonight's Common Council meeting is being postponed to a later date.

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Common Council
Posted on: March 16, 2022

City Set to Return to In-Person Meetings

With COVID-19 cases declining dramatically, City of Poughkeepsie officials announced today that in-person public meetings will return effective the week of March 21. 

 “We surely hope the worst of this pandemic is behind us, and ...

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Common Council
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Common Council Seeks Applicants to Join Redistricting Committee

The Common Council is seeking applicants to join a five-member redistricting committee that will create a proposed plan for new ward boundaries. The committee will be made up of volunteers and will be provided with a budget to engage the necessary consult...

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Common Council
Posted on: November 9, 2021

City Names Poughkeepsie Attorney Valk to Lead Its Corporation Counsel

Mayor Rob Rolison announced today the appointment of city resident Rebecca A. Valk as Corporation Counsel, pending Common Council approval.

Attorney Valk served as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the city for two years, from 2013 to 2015, when she gained...

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Corporation Counsel
Posted on: March 2, 2022

City Creates New Website Providing Insights and Easy Views of Budget

The city has launched a website providing the public with easy ways to look at the approximate $103 million budget and its various components, as well as offering new insights on vital demographic information in the city.

The website features graphics and ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Check Out Latest Issue of The Buzz!

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City approves updates to Local Waterfront Revitalization Program and seeks developers' visions for key property, all this and more in The Buzz: City of Poughkeepsie E-Newsletter — January 27, 2023

The Buzz Newsletter also gets delivered ...

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